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Midweek Shopping: Jenette Bras hosts lingerie shopping for guys; Rough Roses opens; Bloomingdale's goes 'mad'

February 9, 2011 | 11:00 am

Jewel A few notable happenings for a more stylish week.


Jenette Bras' Bourbon and Brassieres event Wednesday through Friday: Los Feliz lingerie shop Jenette Bras hosts extended post-work hours from 6 to 8 p.m. specifically for men to get their V-Day shopping done (a gift certificate for a bra fitting might be nice). Free bourbon will be served, and sales staff are ready to assist guys in traversing the lay of the land, including a panty bar where dudes can select four assorted panty options, which come packaged in a heart-shaped box ($100.) For the ladies: the store will be offering 20% off all garters, stockings, baby dolls, slips and full sets bought the week before V-Day. Free cupcakes sweeten the deal.

4308 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 665-7490. 6 to 8 p.m.

Bloomingdale’s Mad About Fashion & Shoes Event Thursday: Bloomies hosts a one-night sale of apparel and shoes featuring the Shoeologist, who doles out fashion tips based on your personality type.

10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Bloomingdale’s Santa Monica, 315 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica;  Bloomingdale’s South Coast Plaza, 3333 South Bristol St., Costa Mesa; Bloomingdale’s Newport Fashion Island, 701 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach; Bloomingdale’s Sherman Oaks, 14060 Riverside Drive, Sherman Oaks; Bloomingdale’s Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles; Bloomingdale’s Beverly Center, 8500 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles.


Rough Roses: Handbag and accessories collection Rose Roses, launched by Wynn Katz, the business founder of handbag line Linea Pelle, opens its first-ever boutique — on Wilshire Boulevard in L.A. Shop the store's trend-right selection of leather handbags, wallets and belts, which range in price from $45 to $395.

11859 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (424) 248-3026. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

-- Emili Vesilind

Photo: Jewel satchel with side pockets, $325, by Rough Roses. Credit: Rough Roses.